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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear argument in a case involving medical peer review privilege, one that could clarify a key aspect of a 2018 decision in which the justices limited the scope of the Peer Review Protection Act.

Allowance of appeal was granted by the justices in Leadbitter v. Keystone Anesthesia Consultants, a case where the Superior Court unanimously affirmed an Allegheny County trial court’s order requiring defendant St. Clair Hospital to produce to plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case the unredacted credentialing file of defendant Dr. Carmen Petraglia.

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P.J. D'Annunzio

Reporter at the Legal Intelligencer covering public corruption, federal courts, and breaking news.

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